Montego Bay, Jamaica.- Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness today received Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in the context of the 39th Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of Heads of State of the Community of Caribbean (CARICOM).
Holness and Diaz-Canel held the meeting at the Convention Center, hours after the arrival of the Cuban President to this city, especially invited to the conclave by the Jamaican governor, CARICOM’s President pro-tempore.
On his second official trip abroad, the Cuban head of State was received by the head of the Senate, Thomas Tavares-Finson, who said that Jamaica was happy and proud to welcome him.
The forum will be held until tomorrow, and among the key points on the agenda are crime and violence; disaster management and climate change, and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy.
The Conference of Heads of Government is the supreme organ of the Caribbean Community and determines its political orientation.
The Cuban delegation to the 39th Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM is also integrated by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Rogelio Sierra, and the ambassador of Cuba in the Caribbean country, Ines Fors.